Kobus de Lange
Managing Director CEE & Germany
Kobus is responsible for the whole Central and Eastern European region and Germany.
He joined Vistra in 2006 to become part of the Board at Vistra Poland, further developing its growth and development strategy, as well as building client relationships. In early 2016, he took up the role of Managing Director CEE and is since then overseeing six countries in the region. Since August 2023, he has taken on the additional responsibility as Country Managing Director of Germany.
Kobus is a team-oriented leader, passionate about people and high quality services, with nearly three decades of valuable experience in finance, auditing and tax. He assisted numerous clients in entering the Polish market with company set-up, local tax compliance and comprehensive financial support for local SPVs.
Prior to joining Vistra, Kobus worked for a FTSE listed company in London and for a major bank in South Africa. Later, he joined Deloitte as a Business Services Manager, being responsible for client relationships and growth of the department, as well as Apsys Polska, managing client portfolio of dozen shopping centers all over Poland.
Kobus graduated from the University of South Africa. He is fluent in Afrikaans, English and Polish,
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